Tipsy Painting @ MTMT Studios


WHAT IS TIPSY PAINTING? 

This is a painting session meant for complete beginners and you don't need to have any prior experience before coming. 

The idea originated from our founder's dream from one particular night. Very likely tipsy beforehand, she woke up in an euphoric state and had this idea planted in her mind since her university days. She felt that she was painting without any boundaries and the constant self-doubt from painting was lifted, she just continued non stop and felt an abundant amount of joy from painting. She wanted to bring this energy and experience to more people, hence why this painting idea came about, and was given a catchy and fun name of Tipsy Painting. 

As the name speaks, wine will be served while you paint. And nope you won't be too tipsy to paint, it will be just enough for you to enjoy the slight feeling of breaking through barriers of your comfort zones. 

For our muslim friends, fret not, as we do have non-alcoholic drinks in the house too! 

For this session we will place our focus on a guided painting session where you can paint from our weekly curated painting topics, your inspired artist or even an object that you wish to attempt. 

So bring an open mind and we are definitely going have some great amount of fun!

For our Tipsy Painting sessions, we have some fun & vibrant in-house teachers that will make sure you have a lot of fun and learn how to paint at the same time, so you will bring home a complete painting from the session! (we're not intimidating, don't worry LOL)

Check out our in-house artists' profiles:

maggietan-mtmtstudios.pngMaggie Tan Mui Theng (MTMT) is a sneaker designer & painter based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is also the founder of MTMT Studios, which was a lifelong dream of hers to educate more people about the importance of art.

She was formerly in the corporate world with various industries, namely online education, digital marketing, fashion magazines, food and beverage, beauty, insurance and banking. While working in these industries, one thing has remained constant throughout her working career. 

She persisted with her sneaker painting (MTMT Designs) as her side business which has been ongoing since her University days. In 2019, she then decided to take a leap of faith by quitting her corporate jobs and venture into art full time. She had also underwent her art residency with the Young Art Entrepreneurs (YAE) Program, which was initiated by the Malaysian National Art Gallery.

Her extensive exposure in the corporate world has assisted her in building up a huge circle of network that supports her with her passion for art. She is an International Business & Marketing honors graduate from Taylor’s University and a self-taught artist since her childhood days.

Till date, her works are present in about 15 countries globally and she has also worked with local and international brands like L’Oreal, TOMS, Jameson Whiskey, Taylor’s University, GoGet, MINI Cooper, KL Fashion Week, Shoemo and so on. Her art have also been exhibited at Art Expo 2019, The Malaysian National Art Gallery and some private art exhibitions in Malaysia.

Check out her works from her social media below:

Maggie's Facebook

Maggie's Instagram


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Carrie believes that creating is as much a gift to the world as it is to oneself. The drive to create makes for almost a divine joy. She has a broad spectrum of disciplines instead of merely sticking to one particular style or medium. Her singular focus instead is on the process of exploring, learning, growing, and making, ever onwards. Every piece is an opportunity for a story, the creation of that story is itself a voyage. As a guru would find himself in his zone during meditative state, Carrie finds that zone through putting brush to canvas.

She is a firm advocate that the gift of creating isn’t confined to “talent”, but the passion to create, and that the more she advocates this message, the more colourful the world becomes; a gift that keeps on giving.

Tech consultant by day, artist by night, Carrie and her artworks were also featured in one of the local news TV programme. 

Check out Carrie's works from her social media accounts below:

Carrie's Instagram


ALEFF AHMAD

aleffahmad-mtmtstudiosAleff is a highly motivated, happy go lucky person and a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Sri Iskandar, Perak. 

Over the years, his artistic style has progressed from that of an illustrator to one of a cultural story-teller. 

Taking great joy in reminding viewers of forgotten tales, Aleff reinvigorates visual memories with the fine use of his pop-surrealist and realism artistic ability. 

Now he is experimenting semi-abstract painting as he see things through geometrically. Aleff works with a multitude of mediums ranging from oils, acrylics, watercolour pencils, right through to industrial paints. He had years of experience teaching art and was a former art teacher at @artesque.my and currently also teaching at @art.hoodmy.


Check out Aleff's works from his social media account below:

 Instagram: @a.aleff!



KABILAAN SIRIGANESAN

kabilaan.pngWhen thinking about what creativity is, medicine is perhaps the last thing that may come to mind, but in spite of being a 20 year old medical student, Kabilaan Siriganesan, or Kabilaan for short,  has somehow managed to defy the odds with his passion for art and painting. 

As much as he seems fit the Asian stereotype of pursuing one of the infamous trinity of medicine, engineering and law, Kabilaan says that art has been an integral part of his life for as long as he can remember. 

He doesn't identify himself with a certain style though most of his work revolves around themes of portraiture, nature, wildlife and religious art forms. To add on, his pieces are a diverse mixture of multiple media, ranging from acrylics and oils to glass paint and texture paste. 

Since the time he picked up drawing at the age of 2, this self taught artist has had his work displayed in the Dutch Town Hall in the Netherlands, exhibitions held by his former institutions as well as the Temple of Fine Arts in Brickfields. He has also dabbled with mural painting here and there.

According to Kabilaan, he describes art as something that not only speaks directly to a deeper dimension of a person, but also serves as an expression of our creative subconscious. "In a world that lacks abstraction, I feel art is essential for us to tune into the more refined aspects of life. It helps us grow and experience a profound freedom," says Kabilaan, who tries to apply this as he teaches others. 

Though teaching is a new experience for him, he enjoys the fact that he gets to interact with others through art, which he says is wonderful and almost a dream come true.  

Through his lessons, he hopes to help others redefine what creativity means for themselves,  and more importantly, for them to hopefully see that everyone truly is an artist in their own right. 


Check out Kabilaan's works from his social media account below:

 Instagram: @__chubbi.kabi__!



CARABELLE CHEONG

carabelle.pngCarabelle currently works as a freelance artist and is extremely passionate about anything and everything to do with craft!

She works across a number of disciplines. Such include drawing, painting, textile making as well as embroidering. A talented artist by nature who is well-equipped in all forms of art, she finds herself being particularly focused on fashion and textile art. Influenced by her oriental heritage, she uses vibrant colours and traditional designs as means to express herself.

Across her art career, she has worked with various clients such as Mamonde, Loreal, MRCB and Strepsils. Her work has also been featured by Harper Bazaar Malaysia, Glam Malaysia and The Sun - just to name a few.


Check out Carabelle's works from her social media account below:

 Instagram: @carabelle_cheong!




SHAMAINE CHAN

shamaine.pngShamaine is one of our newest instructors and is also the person behind our social media creatives! Ever since a young age, she always found herself designing dresses, illustrating anime characters and doodling on empty pages of her school work book. That was when she found out she was truly passionate about art.

Art has always been her escape from reality. A process that has always been driven by an idea or an emotion. Because of this, she does not have a particular style of painting, as she chooses to give herself the freedom to create what motivates her at the moment of inspiration.

Shamaine currently works in the corporate world, but takes time to pursue her passion for art through her work at MTMT Studios. Also with inspiration and support from @mtmtdesigns, she has also now begun to customise her own shoes!

Check out her instagram at @shamaine_chan for shoes and @__shamaine for her artwork!



Our monthly class schedule will be as below, so pick your preferred instructor and dates to come join in the fun!

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